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Focus on the Boro Photography Contest - Submit Photos Now
Focus on the Boro Photography Contest - Submit Photos Now

You can submit your photos between now and May 3rd at the Murfreesboro City Hall inside the rotunda at the entrance.

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One night
One night "Defibrillator" show offers storytelling, music and more

Local creatives are collaborating on a one-night multigenre show celebrating the "heart breakers, breath takers, and fate makers" of our lives.

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New arts alliance promotes Rutherford County's creative culture
New arts alliance promotes Rutherford County's creative culture

A broad coalition of community volunteers today announced the launch of Rutherford Arts Alliance, an advocacy group dedicated to identifying, uniting, and promoting arts, culture, and heritage in Rutherford County.

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Volunteer at the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro
Volunteer at the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro

Looking for something new to volunteer for? Have you ever thought about being a part of the Arts locally? Taiisha Bradley at the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro stated...

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SATURDAY: Greenway Arts Festival in Murfreesboro
SATURDAY: Greenway Arts Festival in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Greenway Arts Festival at Old Fort Park along the Stones River Greenway on September 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Economic Impact of Rutherford County's nonprofit arts and culture industry significant
Economic Impact of Rutherford County's nonprofit arts and culture industry significant

Rutherford County's nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $31.2 million in annual economic activity--supporting $1,054 full-time equivalent jobs, generating $18.3 million in household income...

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Volunteer at the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro
Volunteer at the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro

The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro is always in need of volunteers... If you like the arts, you may want to think about helping out.

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MTSU Art Alums 2017: A Celebration
MTSU Art Alums 2017: A Celebration

This 30-year span is specific to the formative years of the department's graphic design program and ceases at a point that acknowledges each graduate's further artistic and professional career development over the last five years.

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YO WEIRDO! Do you like art? Check this out Murfreesboro
YO WEIRDO! Do you like art? Check this out Murfreesboro

Do you like the arts? Vonchelle Stembridge in Murfreesboro told WGNS about a Friday night (7/28/17) event that will be at the Bradley Academy Museum...

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Oaklands Mansion in Murfreesboro to Present Next Murder Mystery Dinner
Oaklands Mansion in Murfreesboro to Present Next Murder Mystery Dinner

Step into the past...it's prom night in the 1950's...a night that will bring memories for years to come...especially if the memories include MURDER.

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PLAYBILL:  The Arts Center of Cannon County presents  Annie July 7-22
PLAYBILL: The Arts Center of Cannon County presents Annie July 7-22

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.

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Center for the Arts Presents Ragtime
Center for the Arts Presents Ragtime

Center for the Arts explores what it means to be an American with its production of Ragtime on July 7-23.

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MTSU Arts brings 'Joys of the Season' to community Dec. 1 in Tucker Theatre
MTSU Arts brings 'Joys of the Season' to community Dec. 1 in Tucker Theatre

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending "The Joys of the Season" on Thursday evening, December 1, 2016, at MTSU's Tucker Theatre.

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Special girls night performances of
Special girls night performances of "The Dixie Swim Club" in Murfreesboro

Cabaret style seating will be set up for "Girls Night" on November 11th and 18th, and audience members are encouraged to bring food and beverages...

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Want to take the kids to a great play in Murfreesboro?
Want to take the kids to a great play in Murfreesboro?

Go back to the 90s with Harriet the Spy! Harriet M. Welch is the willful only child of well-to-do socialites.

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"And Then There Were None" - Play in Smyrna Thursday - Saturday

Tyson Pate with Consider This Theater in Smyrna told WGNS a new play will be featured this weekend...

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New Art Display at Murfree Art Galleries of Rutherford County Property Assessor
New Art Display at Murfree Art Galleries of Rutherford County Property Assessor

The MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces an exhibit of artwork in the Murfree Art Galleries of Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell.

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SATURDAY: Taste of Latin America at Bradley Academy School
SATURDAY: Taste of Latin America at Bradley Academy School

From 10 am until 2 pm students and families can experience music, food, dances, art and activities from Latin America.

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The Joe Diaz collection to be featured at MTSU on Monday
The Joe Diaz collection to be featured at MTSU on Monday

The MTSU Department of Art will hold a wine and cheese reception and feature selections from the Joe Diaz collection on Monday, October 17, 2016.

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MTSU Theatre is 'Walking in Sunlight' with new bio-musical of Uncle Dave Macon
MTSU Theatre is 'Walking in Sunlight' with new bio-musical of Uncle Dave Macon

Rambunctious country music pioneer uncle Dave Macon is most often associated with stage lights, but a new MTSU-produced play shows that the bowler-wearing banjoist much preferred "Walking in Sunlight."

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Murfreesboro Community Rhythm Event, Thursday, Sept. 22, Rutherford County Courthouse
Murfreesboro Community Rhythm Event, Thursday, Sept. 22, Rutherford County Courthouse

Anyone who would like to participate in a group drumming session can come to the brick area at the east side of the Rutherford County Courthouse right in the center of the city, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, the autumnal equinox.

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The Center for the Arts presents the hysterical farce SUITE SURRENDER
The Center for the Arts presents the hysterical farce SUITE SURRENDER

It's 1942, and two of Hollywood's biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel -- assistants, luggage, and legendary feud with one another in tow.

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THE LEGEND OF POCAHONTAS at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts
THE LEGEND OF POCAHONTAS at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts is presenting the regional premiere of THE LEGEND OF POCAHONTAS -written by Jon Lorenz and Robb Beus with orchestrations by three-time Grammy nominee, Hank Feldman, running August 12 - 28, 2016.

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International Music and Entertainment Association to Host Awards Night in Murfreesboro
International Music and Entertainment Association to Host Awards Night in Murfreesboro

The International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) recently announced that the 4th Annual IMEA Awards will take place in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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The Boro Art Crawl is heating up the night on August 12th
The Boro Art Crawl is heating up the night on August 12th

The every other month event will feature more than 40 artists in almost 30 different venues from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. offering food, music, live models, on-site painting, and open-mic poetry reading.

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Arts in the Parks Day in Murfreesboro a Real Hit!
Arts in the Parks Day in Murfreesboro a Real Hit!

Arts in the Park was recently held in Murfreesboro. The event is put together by the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. department.

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Arts Center of Cannon County holding special fundraiser
Arts Center of Cannon County holding special fundraiser

The Arts Center annually attracts more than 40,000 visitors from a region covering over a 100-mile radius.

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Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit at MTSU
Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit at MTSU

Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit launches Todd Art Gallery's fall 2016 calendar with an artists' reception scheduled Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 5-7 p.m. The artwork at MTSU will then remain on display through Thursday, September 8.

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Audition for a Play at the Center for the Arts
Audition for a Play at the Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts will be holding auditions for two of their upcoming productions in the month of July. Auditions for the musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will be held on July 17 and 18, and for the play SUITE SURRENDER on July 31 and August 1.

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Darryl Worley to Perform in Murfreesboro
Darryl Worley to Perform in Murfreesboro

Songwriter Darryl Worley, along with fellow songwriters Rob Crosby, Casey Beathard and Phil O'Donnell, for a night of music at Bumpus Harley-Davidson of Murfreesboro.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days Event a True Success!
Uncle Dave Macon Days Event a True Success!

It was quite possibly, the best Uncle Dave Macon Days in history, according to some of the guest that WGNS spoke to over the weekend. This year marked the 39th anniversary of the musical event in Murfreesboro.

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World's Largest Square Dance in Murfreesboro?
World's Largest Square Dance in Murfreesboro?

New for Uncle Dave Macon Days 2016 is an event that will certainly thrill young and old alike--the attempt to break the Guinness record for the World's Largest Square Dance.

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"The Mural Project" unveiling at Patterson Park Community Center

Several sketches based on their ideas were presented, a final image approved and then the process of transferring it to the wall and then painting it.

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Free Friday Night Concert on Murfreesboro Square
Free Friday Night Concert on Murfreesboro Square

The Music City Swing band will be the featured Main Street Summer Concert Series Guest on Friday (June 3, 2016).

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New Play at the Arts Center of Cannon County
New Play at the Arts Center of Cannon County

Always Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963.

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The Boro Art Crawl in June
The Boro Art Crawl in June

In honor of the Tennessee Arts Commission's annual conference taking place in Murfreesboro this year, the Boro Art Crawl will occur for two nights in June.

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International Folk Fest Returns to Rutherford County
International Folk Fest Returns to Rutherford County

The International Folkloric Society Planning Council announces the arrival of musicians and dancers from Puerto Rico, Germany, and Czech Republic on June 12, who will be visiting and performing in the mid-state community until June 19.

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42nd Street running May 13 - 29th at The Center for the Arts
42nd Street running May 13 - 29th at The Center for the Arts

If you have stopped by the busy Center for the Arts recently, chances are you heard the tapping of feet as the hard working cast of 42ND STREET have been practicing to perfect their steps since February.

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Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat in Murfreesboro
Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat in Murfreesboro

The performance schedule is May 7 & 14 at 2:00PM. Ticket prices are $10...

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JazzFest This Weekend in Murfreesboro
JazzFest This Weekend in Murfreesboro

Main Street Murfreesboro has scheduled its signature spring event, JazzFest for this weekend starting on Friday, May 6 - Saturday, May 7 on the Square in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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Audition now to be in a local musical in Murfreesboro
Audition now to be in a local musical in Murfreesboro

Auditions will be held at The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro on Sunday and Monday for 1776, The Musical.

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Artwork from Local K-12th Graders on Display Now
Artwork from Local K-12th Graders on Display Now

The Center for the Arts is presenting the Rutherford County Schools Art Competition and Show.

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Special Murder Mystery and Dinner at the Smyrna Train Depot
Special Murder Mystery and Dinner at the Smyrna Train Depot

Local resident Danny Wells told WGNS that another play is coming to the historic train depot on Front Street in Smyrna.

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The annual Boro Fondo Cycling, Arts and Music Festival  in Murfreesboro
The annual Boro Fondo Cycling, Arts and Music Festival in Murfreesboro

The annual Boro Fondo Cycling, Arts and Music Festival is projected to be even bigger than last year with over 70 performers.

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Backstage Bash in Murfreesboro
Backstage Bash in Murfreesboro

Boogie on down to the Center for the Arts to dance the night away at Bash Fever! The seventh annual event will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

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Music teachers and students from all 12 Murfreesboro City Schools will be participating in the 4th Annual Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir con
Music teachers and students from all 12 Murfreesboro City Schools will be participating in the 4th Annual Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir con

Music teachers and students from all 12 Murfreesboro City Schools will be participating in the 4th Annual Murfreesboro City Schools Festival Choir concert Thursday, March 10.

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Oakland High School Women's Chamber Choir Receives Top Marks
Oakland High School Women's Chamber Choir Receives Top Marks

The OHS Women's Chamber Choir earned a Superior rating this week at the Middle Tennessee Vocal Association Regional Choral Festival.

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Backstage Bash fundraiser at the Center for the Arts
Backstage Bash fundraiser at the Center for the Arts

Great food and drinks will be served as you boogie down while supporting the arts.

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Bluebird in the Boro Music Event in March
Bluebird in the Boro Music Event in March

The 3rd Annual Bluebird In The Boro concert series will bring The Bluebird Cafe experience to Rutherford County Feb. 29 to March 2, 2016.

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Inaugural Concert for ETHOS Children's Choir and Camerata This Monday

The ETHOS Youth Ensembles, formerly Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra, will debut their new Children's Choir and Camerata (small Chamber Orchestra) at the Wright Music Hall at MTSU on Monday, December 7 at 6:30pm.

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Photography on Display at MTSU
Photography on Display at MTSU

Photographers Meg Griffiths and José Betancourt will discuss their work on exhibit at MTSU's Baldwin Photographic Gallery in a special public lecture set for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16.

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Pianist Drew Le sets free Nov. 15 performance in MTSU Keyboard Artist Series
Pianist Drew Le sets free Nov. 15 performance in MTSU Keyboard Artist Series

Le, winner of the 2004 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, is currently an associate professor of piano at Hope College in Holland, Michigan...

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The Adams Family play to be featured in Murfreesboro
The Adams Family play to be featured in Murfreesboro

The Center for the Arts will be presenting The Addams Family, A New Musical, October 16 - November 1, 2015

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City of Murfreesboro joins participation in study of arts and culture
City of Murfreesboro joins participation in study of arts and culture

The Murfreesboro City Council gave final approval Thursday to the City's participation in a statewide study of the economic impact of arts and culture.

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Sogno Project concert in Murfreesboro was a tremendous success
Sogno Project concert in Murfreesboro was a tremendous success

The event was organized by Kelly Lee Culbreth who had one goal in mind: To raise money for two local non-profits.

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Former lead singer of Kansas to perform on MTSU Campus for a fundraiser
Former lead singer of Kansas to perform on MTSU Campus for a fundraiser

John EleFante is the former lead singer of the band KANSAS. He will be backed by super-group SIXWIRE, currently seen on the hit TV show 'Nashville'.

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Bonnie and Clyde in Murfreesboro this May
Bonnie and Clyde in Murfreesboro this May

The Center for the Arts presents the musical Bonnie and Clyde May 15 - 31, 2015. Frank Wildhorn's electrifying story of love, adventure and the crimes that captured the attention of the country is fearless in its betrayal of the reckless young lovers.

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MTSU Theatre pulls back the curtain on 'A Doll's House' Nov. 5-9
MTSU Theatre pulls back the curtain on 'A Doll's House' Nov. 5-9

The play is 135 years old, but the upcoming MTSU Theatre production of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" is serious about ensuring that its true focus of discovering personal identity remains clear.

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Arts & Crafts Fair in Murfreesboro Sept. 27th
Arts & Crafts Fair in Murfreesboro Sept. 27th

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will hold their 4th annual Patterson Park Fall Arts and Craft show on Saturday, September 27...

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Open house scheduled for Tuesday night at new arts academy in Rutherford County
Open house scheduled for Tuesday night at new arts academy in Rutherford County

The Middle Tennessee Arts Academy offers quality educational enrichment to Rutherford County and the surrounding areas.

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Arts in the Park Day was held Thursday - Two more dates nearing
Arts in the Park Day was held Thursday - Two more dates nearing

These photos were captured in the Old Fort Park on Thursday during the "Arts in Park" day. 

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“The Drowsy Chaperone,” a five-time 2006 Tony Award-winning musical featured at MTSU
“The Drowsy Chaperone,” a five-time 2006 Tony Award-winning musical featured at MTSU

A starstruck musical theater lover’s imagination comes to life on MTSU’s Tucker Theatre stage April 9-13 with a family-friendly comedy that’s a dream come true for at least two of its actors.

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Volunteer Day at the Center for the Arts is Nearing - Sign Up Now to Help
Volunteer Day at the Center for the Arts is Nearing - Sign Up Now to Help
Our friends at The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro tell us it is once again time to clean, re-paint, fix, organize and help.
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MTSU Production of ‘Les Misérables’ Drew Record Crowd to Campus
MTSU Production of ‘Les Misérables’ Drew Record Crowd to Campus
It was a record performance that drew record crowds to campus, as MTSU’s theatrical rendition of the award-winning “Les Misérables” sold out four consecutive shows inside Tucker Theatre.
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Massive TACA Crafts Fair in Nashville Presented by the Nissan LEAF
Massive TACA Crafts Fair in Nashville Presented by the Nissan LEAF
Craft artists from across the United States will travel to Nashville’s Centennial Park September 27-30 for the 35th Annual TACA Fall Craft Fair presented by the Nissan LEAF that is built locally in Smyrna, Tennessee. 
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Greenway Art Festival is THIS Saturday
Greenway Art Festival is THIS Saturday
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Greenway Art Festival at Old Fort Park along the Stones River Greenway in Murfreesboro this Saturday (September 21, 2013) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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LOCAL ARTIST: Participate in the Greenway Arts Festival
Are you an artist? You should really consider having your works displayed on the Greenway at the annual arts festival...
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MTSU Student Artwork is AWESOME! See it on Monday.
Artwork by Antonio D. Fishback, Brittany Taylor, Chris White, Cody Everett, Courtney Duggan, Courtney Hunter, David Perault, Ethan Farmer, Faisal Mashatt, Jenna Russell, John Edmondson, Jolene Binkley, Jovan Banks, Laura Haywood, Tim Wiencek, and Valerie McCulluh...
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Tony Cimino Leaving Center for the Arts
The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts is looking for a new executive director. After almost 9-years, Tony Cimino is returning to Louisiana to join the senior management team of a not-for-profit organization.
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